Watch BOY's Gorgeous Acoustic Performance Of "Oh Boy" For Yours Tru.ly
BOY met up with the lovely folks at Yours Tru.ly earlier this month in San Francisco and filmed this gorgeous acoustic performance of "Oh Boy" overlooking the city.
The Swiss/German duo have spent the last month charming audiences across the country as they tour in support of their debut album Mutual Friends. The pair launched theirfirst ever tour of North America on March 1 with a sold-out show at NYC's Joe's Pub, and went on to sell out venues in Brooklyn, Los Angeles, San Diego, two shows in both Chicago and Minneapolis, Philadelphia, DC, Toronto and Montreal. The girls wrap up this hugely successful tour with a final NYC show at the Bowery Ballroom tomorrow night, Friday, March 29th, which is also on track to sell out.
Mutual Friends debuted on the Billboard Heatseekers Chart at #13, and broke into the Billboard Top 200 in its second week at #179, bringing them up to #5 on Heatseekers. The album remains on the Heatseekrs Chart as infectious single "Little Numbers," which boasts more than 8 million views on YouTube, makes its Triple A Top 30 chart debut this week. BOY has made fans at influential radio stations across the country, appearing in-studio for KCRW's "Morning Becomes Eclectic," KCMP's "The Current," WXPN's "World Cafe" and more. Additionally, MTV2 has added BOY and "Little Numbers" to "Artists To Watch."
The band also survived their first trip down to Austin for SXSW, where they were chosen by the likes of NPR Music, The Wall Street Journal, Esquire and Daily Candy as an artist to watch. They played multiple showcases including the KCRW Official Day Party (alongside Jake Bugg and Devendra Banhart), Bust Magazine Presents, Baeble Music's Indie Launch Pad and more.
Quotes from the media:
"It's just..so addictive." -- NPR All Songs Considered
"Boy brings a pastry chef’s skill to its music; there’s structure behind the sweetness." -- The New York Times (Live Review)
"Swiss/German duo charms our pants off." -- Bust Magazine
"The night...basked in a near-flawless glow -- blending warmth, humor, and devoted musicianship..." -- Minneapolis City Pages
“This band’s about to go pop!” -- NylonMag.com
“Great pop songs are boiled-down emotion – a simple line or melody that says it all...Swiss-German duo BOY nails it with viral hit ‘Little Numbers’...simple, catchy, effective.” -- Billboard Magazine
“'Little Numbers' has all the right ingredients to be very, very big." -- KCRW
"BOY has stolen my heart." -- HelloGiggles
“I predict a mainstream takeover.” -- TheWildHoneypie.com
"Charming as all hell" -- Philadelphia City Paper
“The duo BOY...pound out bouncy melodies and hand-clap their way through the addictive Mutual Friends.” -- Cosmopolitan
“breezy, relatable indie-pop songs...” -- Alternative Press
“The debut effort put forth by this Hamburg-based duo is as bubbly and rosy-cheeked as any playful kid...Attaboy!” -- Filter Magazine
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